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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By : Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam
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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By: Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam

Overview of this book

The outbreak of the pandemic has forced the world to embrace remote working and the modern style of virtual business. However, end users may find it challenging to cope with this sudden change in working style, not aware of all the features and remote working tools available to make their life easy. Microsoft Teams is an exceptional platform, adopted by many organizations for unified communication and collaboration, and this book will help you to make the most of its capabilities. Complete with step-by-step explanations and screenshots, this book guides you through the topics that you'll find useful in your daily use of Teams. You'll learn how to manage your teams and projects with Microsoft Teams in a structured and organized way. The book provides hands-on information with a focus on the end user side to help corporate users to increase productivity and become a Microsoft Teams superuser. Finally, you'll explore the most effective ways of using the app with best practices and tips and tricks for making the most of the features available for your scenario. By the end of this Microsoft Teams book, you'll have mastered Microsoft Teams and be fully equipped as a modern collaboration end user to effectively increase your remote work productivity.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1 – Managing Your Meetings, Projects, and Workforce
Section 2 – Collaboration, Events, and Communication
Section 3 – All about Security, Client Automation, Teams Etiquette, and Tips and Tricks

Using Proximity Join to attend Teams meetings

Proximity Join allows you to connect to a Teams meeting room from your phone or other device by utilizing Bluetooth. Ad hoc, spontaneous meetings account for most interactions between coworkers. Proximity Join enables you to find and join nearby available Microsoft Teams rooms. This can be beneficial for any ad hoc meetings and adding a nearby meeting room that is free and available.

Let's check out Proximity Join in a few steps. To start testing Proximity Join, I have opened the Teams client on my Android device. I've then navigated to Calendar and initiated one meeting by clicking on Join.

Figure 10.27 – Calendar view from an Android device

The moment we click on Join, we are prompted with the following screen in the Android client. You will notice that there is a small arrow right next to Join now. Click on this drop-down arrow.

Figure 10.28 – Selecting the drop...